Samastipur

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Samastipur
City
Samastipur is located in Bihar
Samastipur
Samastipur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064
CountryIndia
StateBihar
RegionMithila
DistrictSamastipur
Parliamentary constituencySamastipur
Assembly constituencySamastipur
Population
 (2011)
 • Total62,201
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
 • RegionalMaithili
Time zoneUTC+5.30 (IST)
PIN
848101
Area code(s)STD Code 06274
Vehicle registrationBR-33
Websitesamastipur.nic.in

Samastipur is a city and a municipality (nagar parishad) in Bihar, India. It is the headquarters of Samastipur district.It comes under Darbhanga commisenary.The Burhi Gandak River flows through the town.This is one of the five Rail Division of ECR, Hajipur.The Samastipur junction is one of the busiest station in North Bihar .[2] .

Education[edit]

Samastipur has several schools and colleges. Most of the colleges are affiliated to the Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga. The Rajendra Agricultural University is located near the town, in Pusa.

IGNOU has several study centres in Samastipur.[3]

Political parties[edit]

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Bihar State Road Transport Corporation (B.S.R.T.C) operates public transport buses. B.S.R.T.C also operates frequent bus services to the neighbouring states of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.

Rail[edit]

Samastipur Junction railway station lies in the East Ceentral Railway zone of the Indian Railway network and provides connectivity to most of the regions of India.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. ^ Baranwal, Jigyasu. "Trains to SPJ/Samastipur Junction Station - 162 Arrivals ECR/East Central Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  3. ^ http://rcdarbhanga.ignou.ac.in/studycentre/centre/6